Castle Forbes is a Scottish family business that makes luxury perfumes and shaving products that all originated in their Scottish castle: Castle Forbes.
The fragrances that the Forbes clan create have always had to be unique and represent the landscapes near their beautiful Scottish castle. Only after very thorough research, testing and development, the most carefully composed products are allowed to bear the family emblem (the deer with antlers).
To distinguish itself from other brands and to ensure the best quality, Castle Forbes uses sustainable essential oils. Castle Forbes products are also free of parabens, artificial fragrances, and dyes. In addition, Castle Forbes products are handmade and have not been tested on animals.
The origins of Castle Forbes
Castle Forbes started as a small perfumery in a castle on the River Don in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. The castle (Forbes), together with the estate, consists of 600 hectares and is the ancestral castle of the head of the Forbes clan. Castle Forbes has always been run by the Forbes making it a true Scottish family business.
In the beginning, Castle Forbes only made bespoke fragrances for a small group of customers in the area, but today the Castle Forbes range has grown into a fairly large range of luxury shaving products and fragrances for men .
The scents of Castle Forbes
Castle Forbes products are produced with 4 different elite fragrances, these fragrances are:
1445 is a wonderful timeless fragrance created by the perfect balance of top notes of petitgrain and lemon, which flow into the middle notes of tarragon and lavender. All resting on the base notes of vetiver clove and patchouli.
Cedar & Sandalwood
This fragrance has, as the name says, a wonderful smoky and woody scent of cedar and sandalwood.
The lavender scent is a lovely, traditional scent and comes from lavender essential oil.
The lime scent is a fresh lime scent from essential lime oil and has a spicy touch.